University of Virginia Plastic Surgery
1300 Jefferson Park Avenue 4th Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 924-1234
Location Hours: Monday–Friday | 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Category Archives: Liposuction

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How to Prepare for Liposuction Surgery in 4 Easy Steps

Our liposuction patients from Charlottesville, Richmond, and beyond are often excited in the days before surgery. They’re eager to get rid of their unwanted fat and enjoy a new, beautifully sculpted body.   However, surgery is a major decision that often involves a bit of planning, even when you’re mentally jumping ahead to the results you’ll enjoy. Luckily, preparing for your procedure and …

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Tummy Tuck, CoolSculpting®, & Liposuction: Comparing the Results & Recovery Time

Body contouring procedures are some of the most satisfying procedures to perform. As a plastic surgeon in the Richmond, VA area, I love helping patients feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. CoolSculpting®, tummy tuck, and liposuction procedures are popular because they are extremely effective. These treatments can slim and sculpt targeted areas and …

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Your Surgeon’s Technique Matters Most with Liposuction

No one wants to feel self-conscious about the shape of their body. This is one of the reasons our doctors get so much satisfaction performing body contouring procedures—they get to watch our patients become more toned and confident. If you struggle with pockets of excess fat, liposuction at our Harrisonburg-area practice may be the perfect …

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Liposuction: Common Options Explained

It is not uncommon to have areas of unwanted fat that don't respond to diet and exercise. The solution? Liposuction at our Charlottesville or Fishersville locations to get rid of this fat for good. When performed on the right candidates (men and women who are at or near their ideal body weight), the procedure can help …

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Liposuction: Local or General Anesthesia?

With the increased availability of minimally invasive, nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, patients tend to think that some surgical procedures can be performed without needing a general anesthetic. Many liposuction patients from Harrisonburg to Richmond, VA, ask if they can undergo the procedure with just "twilight" sedation to avoid general anesthesia. The answer in many cases is …

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Is CoolSculpting®, Liposuction, or a Tummy Tuck Right for You?

The introduction of effective, nonsurgical fat reduction procedures such as CoolSculpting is one of the most important advances in aesthetics in the past decade. These non-invasive body contouring treatments are increasingly popular, but it's important that patients understand who is—and who is not—a good candidate for CoolSculpting. Our board-certified plastic surgeons that you consult with at our …

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